Monthly Archives: April 2016

A Happy Hair Story

by Dorothy Ross. (a response to the prompt, When were you happiest with your hair?) Was I ever happy with my hair? Certainly not when I lived in New York. Manhattan’s humid weather reduced my wavy locks to a nest of … Continue reading

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What Does Freedom Mean

By Dhyan Atkinson In the early 1990s, I was working for an up-and-coming biotech company. I LOVED it there! The founders were interesting, funny, highly intelligent people and they hired “their kind of people” from top to bottom. Being in … Continue reading

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When were you happiest with your hair?

Hair. We all have some, or used to. Back in the day, some of us “let our freak flag fly”–used our hair to display our identities, to proclaim we are “of this tribe” and most emphatically “not of that one.” “When … Continue reading

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Reading the Panama Canal

By Doug Elwell She would have been happy to live in Antarctica if that was what he wanted. I can picture her sitting on a chaise lounge bundled up in a parka watching penguins frolic on the ice as they slide … Continue reading

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